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B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

COMPONENT 10 - OPERATIONAL SERVICES

Component 10 primarily includes members who work for private corporations, contracted by the government to maintain provincial highways and bridges. The component also includes members employed by the Canada Line, small private ferries, some municipal governments and other private companies connected with technical services.

NEWS & UPDATES

April 21, 2017

Nominations for Members at Emcon Services Inc. - Service Area 03 Bargaining ...

To:        All BCGEU Members at Emcon Services Inc. -  Service Area 03 Re:       Nominations for Bargaining Committee/Labour Management Committee   Nominations for one bargaining committee member and one alternate for your maintenance contract area are now open.  Those elected to the bargaining committee also become the members on the labour/management committee. Nomination forms are attache...

April 20, 2017

Emcon Services Inc. - Service Area 02 - Nominations for Bargaining Committe...

Date:    April 20, 2017 To:       All BCGEU Members at Emcon Services Inc. -  Service Area 02 Re:       Nominations for Bargaining Committee/Labour Management Committee   Nominations for one bargaining committee member and one alternate for your maintenance contract area are now open.  Those elected to the bargaining committee also become the members on the labour/management committee.   N...

April 13, 2017

Training Day -Labour Code OHS Committee Reps - BCGEU

Did you know you are entitled to annual education leave totaling at least 8 hours? Did you also know your employer is required to support this training without loss of pay or other benefits? The employer must cover the costs of the training and any other reasonable costs to attend the course.  If you are unable to take the training yourself, you have the right to assign your 8 hour annual allot...

April 13, 2017

Quesnel Council Talks Marijuana - BCGEU

Quesnel City Council has begun the process of preparing for the legalization of marijuana.   Read More...

April 12, 2017

Big unions are big donors to NDP, but amenable to banning their contributions...

(February 2017 Article) Similar to big corporate donors to the B.C. Liberals, big unions are major contributors to the B.C. NDP.   Read More...

April 12, 2017

President Smith supports Sussanne Skidmore for Canadian Labour Congress VP - ...

www.sussanneskidmore.ca I am pleased and proud to support Sussanne Skidmore's candidacy for the position of Vice-President, Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Sussanne is an established union leader, who began her social justice and labour activism more than a decade ago as a young worker. This makes her uniquely positioned to help evolve and grow the labour movement during increasingly complex...

April 10, 2017

Local 1003 Enhanced Steward Training - BCGEU

To:       All 1003 BCGEU Stewards and Executive Members Re:       Local 1003 Enhanced Steward Training              BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office – Tsawwassen Room                                 Suite 130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC   V5M 0C4   Hello all 1003 stewards! Your Local Executive invites you to join them in a one-day training session that will discuss common grievances and...

April 07, 2017

Urgent Action: Forced Displacements in Cali, Colombia Forced Displacements Le...

For over sixty years, the Cauca River in Cali, Colombia has been home to thousands of residents who farm, run businesses and live along its banks (known as el Jarillón). Since October 2016, families in the Venecia Las Vegas neighbourhood of el Jarillón have been forcibly displaced and seen their houses torn down by the municipality of Cali to make way for a tourist walk way and cargo port. Now ...